School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District


Homer High School

March 29, 30: HHS production of the Broadway musical “The Sound of Plaid;” 7:30 p.m. March 29; 3 and 7:30 p.m. March 30.


Homer Middle School

March 29: Math Counts, state.


McNeil Canyon Elementary School

March 20: Drama club begins.

March 20, 25, 27: Learning lab.

March 24-28: Swim lessons, grades K-1.

March 27: Drama club.

March 27: Spotlight lunch recognizing students Brianna Miller, Luke Nelson, Lucas Story, Ireland Styvar, Jake Tappan, Cadence Campbell, Kayden Crosby, Lukyan Dax, Kenyon Jones, Josh Latham, Karma Wilcox, Kaleb Dawson, Kira Milne, Melanie Morris, Tyshawn Carson, McKenzy Johnson and Jake Jones. Parents are invited to join their child and principal for lunch, 11:25 a.m.

March 28: Sport Shirt Day.


Ninilchik School

March 20: Site council, 3:30 p.m.


Paul Banks Elementary School

March 21: All-school pajama day.

March 21: PTA movie night.

March 28: Kindergarten round-up.


West Homer Elementary School

March 20, 27: Fifth-grade band, 2:40 p.m.

March 21: Volleyball, grades 5-6, 3:30 p.m.

March 24: Sixth-grade band, 11:35 a.m.

March 25: Fifth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

March 26: Sixth-grade band, 12:35 p.m.

March 28: Twin Day.


Scholarships, contests, etc.

American Legion Scholarships: Richard D. Johnson, $1,000, due March 30; American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16, $500, due April 1; Merrilyn Stock Scholarship for continuing students (not high school students),  $500-$1,000, due March 30; applications at high school counselor offices, Connections or American Legion Post 16 in Homer. Contact Darlene at 235-6789 or the post at 235-8864.

Boys State and Girls State: Must be a high school junior to apply. The program educates young men and  women in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Participants experience setting up a city and state government using the existing constitution and laws as guidelines, and write-debate “bills” containing changes you would like to see happen. Girls State will be June 1-7 at the Salvation Army Kings Lake Center in Wasilla. Interviews will be 2:30-3:30 p.m. April 10 at the Homer High School. If you do not attend Homer High, call for interview place and times. Boys State will be held June 7-14 at the Wilderness Lodge at St. Therese’s Camp near Wasilla. Interviews for Boys State also will be held mid–April also. The program is sponsored by the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary. Applications may be picked up at Homer High School, Connections, English Bay, Nikolaevsk, Razdolna, Kachemak Selo and at the American Legion Post in Homer. For more information, visit and or contact Bill or Darlene at 235-6789 or Post 16 at 235-8864.

Homer Electric Association is offering scholarships for the annual Youth Rally in Idaho are offered. High school sophomores and juniors are eligible for an all-expense-paid week in Caldwell, Idaho, from July 7-12, to enhance leadership. Applications are available at Deadline is April 4.

Homer Electric Association also sponsors an electric safety poster contest for third- and fourth-graders Prizes include $50-$100 VISA gift cards Deadline is April 4. For rules, visit

Homer Marine Trades has applications for its $1,000 scholarship for graduating seniors or prior year graduates wanting advanced vocational education and training. The applications have been sent to school counselors and are available online at 

Kenai Borough Employees Association scholarship committee is seeking applicants for three scholarships, each $500. Applications and instructions are available from any Kenai Peninsula Borough high shcool counselor or at The deadline is March 28. Applications can be mailed or dropped off at the kenai Penisula Borough, KBEA Scholarship Committee, 144 N. Binkley St., Soldotna, AK 99669.